Southwest Honey Barbecue Spareribs includes a spicy, sweet and deliciously sticky BBQ sauce perfect for ribs, or chicken. Makes a great and fun meal for a crowd.
Southwest Honey Barbecue Spareribs
Author: Epicurus.com Kitchens
Recipe type: Main Course
- 3 Cups honey
- 2 1/4 Quarts canned tomatoes in puree
- 1 1/2 Tablespoons cider vinegar
- hot pepper sauce
- 1 Tablespoon dry mustard
- 24 pounds pork spareribs
- 2 Quarts onion
- 8 ounces lemon
- 8 garlic
- 1 Tablespoon thyme
- 4 bay leaves
- sweet cherry peppers
- Romaine lettuce leaves
Honey Barbecue Sauce:
- Combine honey, tomatoes, vinegar, hot pepper sauce and mustard in food processor. Process just until blended, so small chunks of tomato are visible. Set aside.
- Place spareribs in greased pan and bake in 325 degree F oven 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Pour off any excess fat. Add onion and lemon slices, garlic, thyme and bay leaves.
- Pour barbecue sauce over spareribs and continue baking 1 hour, basting often until ribs are tender.
- Remove bay leaves and hold warm for service.
- Cut spareribs into serving size pieces; arrange on serving plate and top with barbecue sauce.
- Garnish with peppers on crisp romaine lettuce leaves.